All Things Considered 2009-02-19


 
Thursday, February 19, 2009

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  • Budget Breakthrough: Both Houses Pass Spending Plan
    A spending plan to keep California solvent is now on the way to Governor Schwarzenegger’s desk. After days of marathon sessions, both houses of the state legislature approved a budget plan early this morning.
    Thursday, February 19, 2009
  • Central Valley Still Facing Hard Times Despite New Budget
    Local government officials in the Central Valley are relieved that the legislature has agreed on a state budget proposal. But even with state assistance, it’ll be hard for cities and counties to fill rising demands for social services.
    Thursday, February 19, 2009
  • Budget Deal: Now What?
    Governor Schwarzenegger is expected to sign a spending plan that balances the state’s budget Friday. In practical terms, it means money can start flowing more freely….but state officials warn it doesn’t mean the state’s crisis is over.
    Thursday, February 19, 2009
  • Governor Schwarzenegger "Very Happy" With State Budget
    Governor Schwarzenegger says although the plan sent to him to deal with the 40-billion dollar deficit is full of tax hikes, he's still pleased.
    Thursday, February 19, 2009
  • Some GOP Lawmakers Claim Budget Deal Won't Fix California's Financial Crisis
    A few Republican lawmakers who voted against the budget say the package needed deeper spending cuts to address long term deficit.
    Thursday, February 19, 2009
  • City to Extend Walkway Along Sacramento River
    Amid the struggling economy and governmental budget crises comes some good news for downtown Sacramento: The city’s breaking ground on a beautification project along the Sacramento River.
    Thursday, February 19, 2009
  • Budget Cuts $9 Billion From Education
    Education is taking some big hits under the new spending plan…that’ll likely result in teacher lay-offs, reduced salaries and less construction.
    Thursday, February 19, 2009